Healthy Banana Muffin Recipe

January 26, 2021  |  By Kayla Itsines

Healthy Banana Muffin Recipe


Try this healthy muffin recipe as a more nutritious alternative for when you’re craving something sweet. 


Prep time: 15 mins                                                 Cook time: 20 mins

Total time: 35 mins                                                Serves: 12 muffins

Dietary preferences: Vegetarian



  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 medium-sized ripe bananas, well mashed 
  • 125ml milk
  • 75g rolled oats 
  • 260g wholemeal flour 
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 small handful of chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F) and line a 12-cup muffin tray with paper cases.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, maple syrup and vanilla extract together until well-combined. Stir in the mashed bananas and milk.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the rolled oats, wholemeal flour, baking soda, cinnamon and walnuts, if using.
  4. Add the banana mixture to the dry ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon, until just combined.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the 12 cases.
  6. Bake the muffins for 15-20 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the muffin comes out clean.
  7. Leave the muffins to cool for 5 minutes in the muffin pan. Turn out carefully onto a wire rack to cool completely. If you like you can top them with a slice of fresh banana. Enjoy!